Spiritual Compass: The Three Qualities of Life

Spiritual Compass The Three Qualities of Life In our modern materialistic world it is easy to separate spirituality from everyday life but this book encourages spirituality to be a part of our ordinary everyday existence It needs to be implici

  • Title: Spiritual Compass: The Three Qualities of Life
  • Author: Satish Kumar
  • ISBN: 9781903998892
  • Page: 344
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In our modern, materialistic world it is easy to separate spirituality from everyday life, but this book encourages spirituality to be a part of our ordinary, everyday existence It needs to be implicitly present in business, in politics, in farming, in cooking, and in relationships To illustrate this, Satish Kumar draws on the Indian Ayurvedic tradition which characterizIn our modern, materialistic world it is easy to separate spirituality from everyday life, but this book encourages spirituality to be a part of our ordinary, everyday existence It needs to be implicitly present in business, in politics, in farming, in cooking, and in relationships To illustrate this, Satish Kumar draws on the Indian Ayurvedic tradition which characterizes the mind as having three gunas, or primary qualities sattva characterized by calmness, clarity and purity , rajas energy and passion , and tamas dullness and ignorance These qualities can be applied to work and the environment When we see ourselves in the light of the three gunas, they can orient us toward the direction in which we wish to go They can help us to recover the art of living, and lead us towards a peaceful and contented existence Extending the meaning of spirtuality further, Satish explains that there is no dualism between spirit and matter all matter is imbued with spirit, and spirit manifests through matter This integrated world view forms the core of his book.

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    1. Spiritual Compass by Satish Kumar is a novel that tries to help the reader become more spiritual in his/ her everyday life. It uses the ancient Indian tradition of Ayurveda to do this. Specifically, Kumar asserts that the mind has three primary characteristics: sattvas, rajas, and tamas. By relating these three mind states to different aspects of life, Kumar helps teach his readers how to live more wholesome and spiritual lives. Sattvas, the ideal quality, is translated as the natural and simple [...]

    2. It's amazing how easy Satish Kumar dwells with supposedly complex matters, simplifying them and making it available to everyone who can read. Very inspiring and useful book, with lots of practical examples of how spirituality is present in everyday life. A must read if you care about your actions and choices. Really enjoyed it :)

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